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Document E2010C0043

EFTA Surveillance Authority Decision No 43/10/COL of 10 February 2010 amending the list contained in point 39 of Part 1.2 of Chapter I of Annex I to the Agreement on the European Economic Area listing border inspection posts in Iceland and Norway agreed for veterinary checks on live animals and animal products from third countries and repealing EFTA Surveillance Authority Decision 301/08/COL of 21 May 2008

OJ L 256, 30.9.2010, p. 30–33 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 25/01/2011; Repealed by E2011C0008

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2010/43(2)/oj

30.9.2010   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 256/30


EFTA SURVEILLANCE AUTHORITY DECISION

No 43/10/COL

of 10 February 2010

amending the list contained in point 39 of Part 1.2 of Chapter I of Annex I to the Agreement on the European Economic Area listing border inspection posts in Iceland and Norway agreed for veterinary checks on live animals and animal products from third countries and repealing EFTA Surveillance Authority Decision 301/08/COL of 21 May 2008

THE EFTA SURVEILLANCE AUTHORITY,

Having regard to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, in particular Article 109 and Protocol 1 thereof,

Having regard to the Agreement between the EFTA States on the Establishment of a Surveillance Authority and a Court of Justice, in particular Article 5(2)(d) and Protocol 1 thereof,

Having regard to points 4(B)(1) and (3) and point (5)(b) of the Introductory Part of Chapter I of Annex I to the EEA Agreement,

Having regard to the Act referred to at point 1.1.4 of Chapter I of Annex I to the EEA Agreement (Council Directive 97/78/EC of 18 December 1997 laying down the principles governing the organisation of veterinary checks on products entering the Community from third countries), as amended and adapted to the EEA Agreement and in particular to Article 6(2) thereof,

Having regard to the Act referred to at point 1.1.5 of Chapter I of Annex I to the EEA Agreement (Council Directive 91/496/EEC of 15 July 1991 laying down the principles governing the organization of veterinary checks on animals entering the Community from third countries and amending Directives 89/662/EEC, 90/425/EEC and 90/675/EEC), as amended and adapted to the EEA Agreement and in particular to Article 6(4) thereof,

Having regard to the Act referred to at point 1.2.111 of Chapter I of Annex I to the EEA Agreement (Commission Decision 2001/812/EC of 21 November 2001 laying down the requirements for the approval of border inspection posts responsible for veterinary checks on products introduced into the Community from third countries), as amended, and in particular to Article 3(5) thereof,

Whereas:

The EFTA Surveillance Authority by Decision 301/08/COL of 21 May 2008 repealed the EFTA Surveillance Authority Decision 378/07/COL of 12 September 2007 and drew up a new list of border inspections posts in Iceland and Norway approved for veterinary checks on live animal and animal products from third countries.

The Government of Norway has requested that the approval for chilled goods -HC-T(1)(2)(3)- for the inspection centre in Honningsvåg (under BIP Honningsvåg Port) is withdrawn from the list contained in point 39 of Part 1.2 of Chapter I of Annex I to the EEA Agreement and replace it by the approval for frozen products only -HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3)-.

The Government of Norway has requested that the inspection centres Harøysund (under BIP Kristiansund Port) and Vannøy (under BIP Tromsø Port) be withdrawn from the list contained in point 39 of Part 1.2 of Chapter I of Annex I to the EEA Agreement.

The EFTA Surveillance Authority by its Decision 494/09/COL referred the matter to the EFTA Veterinary Committee assisting the EFTA Surveillance Authority. The measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinion of the EFTA Veterinary Committee assisting the EFTA Surveillance Authority,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Veterinary checks on live animals and animal products brought into Iceland and Norway from third countries shall be carried out by the competent national authorities at the agreed border inspections posts listed in the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

The EFTA Surveillance Authority Decision No 301/08/COL of 21 May 2008 is hereby repealed.

Article 3

This Decision shall enter into force on 10 February 2010.

Article 4

This Decision is addressed to Iceland and Norway.

Article 5

Only the English version is authentic.

Done at Brussels, 10 February 2010.

For the EFTA Surveillance Authority

Per SANDERUD

President

Sverrir Haukur GUNNLAUGSSON

College Member


ANNEX

LIST OF AGREED BORDER INSPECTION POSTS

1

=

Name

2

=

TRACES Code

3

=

Type

A

=

Airport

F

=

Rail

P

=

Port

R

=

Road

4

=

Inspection centre

5

=

Products

HC

=

All products for Human Consumption

NHC

=

Other Products

NT

=

No temperature requirements

T

=

Frozen/chilled products

T(FR)

=

Frozen products

T(CH)

=

Chilled products

6

=

Live Animals

U

=

Ungulates: cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, wild and domestic solipeds

E

=

Registered equidae as defined in Council Directive 90/426/EEC

O

=

Other animals

5-6

=

Special remarks

(1)

=

Checking in line with the requirements of Commission Decision 93/352/EEC taken in execution of Article 19(3) of Council Directive 97/78/EC

(2)

=

Packed products only

(3)

=

Fishery products only

(4)

=

Animal proteins only

(5)

=

Wool hides and skins only

(6)

=

Only liquid fats, oils, and fish oils

(7)

=

Icelandic ponies (from April to October only)

(8)

=

Equidae only

(9)

=

Tropical fish only

(10)

=

Only cats, dogs, rodents, lagomorphs, live fish, reptiles and other birds than ratites

(11)

=

Only feedstuffs in bulk

(12)

=

For (U) in the case of solipeds, only those consigned to a zoo; and for (O), only day old chicks, fish, dogs, cats, insects, or other animals consigned to a zoo

(13)

=

Nagylak HU: This is a border inspection post (for products) and crossing point (for Live animals) on the Hungarian Romanian border, subject to transitional measures as negotiated and laid down in the Treaty of Accession for both products and live animals. See Commission Decision 2003/630/EC

(14)

=

Designated for transit across the European Community for consignments of certain products of animal origin for human consumption, coming to or from Russia under the specific procedures foreseen in relevant Community legislation

(15)

=

Aquaculture animals only

(16)

=

Fish meal only

Country: Iceland

1

2

3

4

5

6

Akureyri

IS AKU 1

P

 

HC-T(1)(2)(3), NHC(16)

 

Hafnarfjörður

IS HAF 1

P

 

HC(1)(2)(3), NHC-NT(2)(6)(16)

 

Húsavík

IS HUS 1

P

 

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3)

 

Ísafjörður

IS ISA 1

P

 

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3)

 

Keflavík Airport

IS KEF 4

A

 

HC(1)(2)(3)

O(15)

Reykjavík Eimskip

IS REY 1a

P

 

HC(1)(2)(3), NHC-NT (2)(6)(16)

 

Reykjavík Samskip

IS REY 1b

P

 

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3), HC-NT(1)(2)(3), NHC-NT(2)(6)(16)

 

Þorlákshöfn

IS THH 1

P

 

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3), HC-NT(6), NHC-NT(6)

 


Country: Norway

1

2

3

4

5

6

Borg

NO BRG 1

P

 

HC, NHC

E(7)

Båtsfjord

NO BJF 1

P

 

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3), HC-NT(1)(2)(3)

 

Egersund

NO EGE 1

P

 

HC-NT(6), NHC-NT(6)(16)

 

Hammerfest

NO HFT 1

P

Rypefjord

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3), HC-NT(1)(2)(3)

 

Honningsvåg

NO HVG 1

P

Honningsvåg

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3)

 

Gjesvær

HC-T(1)(2)(3)

 

Kirkenes

NO KKN 1

P

 

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3)

 

Kristiansund

NO KSU 1

P

Kristiansund

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3), NHC-T(FR)(2)(3) HC-NT(6), NHC-NT(6)

 

Måløy

NO MAY 1

P

Gotteberg

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3), NHC-T(FR)(2)(3)

 

Trollebø

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3), NHC-T(FR)(2)(3)

 

Oslo

NO OSL 1

P

 

HC, NHC

 

Oslo

NO OSL 4

A

 

HC, NHC

U, E, O

Sortland

NO SLX 1

P

Melbu

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3)

 

Sortland

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3)

 

Storskog

NO STS 3

R

 

HC, NHC

U, E, O

Tromsø

NO TOS 1

P

Bukta

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3)

 

Solstrand

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3)

 

Vadsø

NO VOS 1

P

 

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3)

 

Ålesund

NO AES 1

P

Breivika

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3), NHC-T(FR)(2)(3)

 

Ellingsøy

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3)

 

Skutvik

HC-T(FR)(1)(2)(3), NHC-T(FR)(2)(3)

 


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